China has imposed anti-dumping duty of up to 37.7
per cent on sulfamethoxazole, an antibiotic from India,
following a final ruling made by China ''s ministry of
commerce which said sulfamethoxazole exports from India
have inflicted losses to local manufacturers.
anti-dumping duty rates were increased from 10.7 per
cent to 37.7 per cent to offset damages caused by cheap
imports to the local producers, and the tax would be
in effect for five years.
is a sulfonamide bacteriostatic antibiotic is commonly
used to treat urinary tract infections. It is also an
important material for producing other sulfonamides.
started its anti-dumping investigation on imported sulfamethoxazole
from India last June, and imposed temporary anti-dumping
measures in February this year on the basis of its preliminary